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Homicide: Life on the Street: And the Rockets' Dead Glare

One of the student leaders from the Tiananmen Square protests is killed in Baltimore and Crosetti & Lewis are assigned to investigate the crime with international implications. Meanwhile the Pony Johnson case comes to trial.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x7
Production Number: 108
Airdate: Wednesday March 17th, 1993

Director: Peter Markle
Story: Tom Fontana
Teleplay: Jorge Zamacona


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Guest Stars
Michael WillisMichael Willis
As Attorney Darin Russom
Recurring
Steven Marcus (1)Steven Marcus (1)
As Detective Russ DeSilva
Recurring
Zeljko IvanekZeljko Ivanek
As A.S.A. Ed Danvers
Recurring
Alvin LumAlvin Lum
As Dengshu
Bai LingBai Ling
As Lin Chang
Ed LauterEd Lauter
As Secret Service Agent Gruszynski

Co-Guest Stars
Ami BrabsonAmi Brabson
As Mary Pembleton
Recurring
Clayton LeBouefClayton LeBouef
As Captain George Barnfather
Recurring
Geoffrey C. EwingGeoffrey C. Ewing
As "Pony" Johnson
Recurring
Gerald F. GoughGerald F. Gough
As Colonel Bert Granger
Recurring
Ralph TabakinRalph Tabakin
As Dr. Scheiner, M.E.
Recurring
Gil GrailGil Grail
As Anne Schanne
Howard B. SilvermanHoward B. Silverman
As Judge Madden
Irene ZieglerIrene Ziegler
As Mildred Bettis
Main Cast
Daniel BaldwinDaniel Baldwin
As Detective Beau Felton
Ned BeattyNed Beatty
As Detective Stanley Bolander
Richard BelzerRichard Belzer
As Detective John Munch
Andre BraugherAndre Braugher
As Detective Frank Pembleton
Clark JohnsonClark Johnson
As Detective Meldrick Lewis
Yaphet KottoYaphet Kotto
As Lieutenant Al Giardello
Melissa LeoMelissa Leo
As Sergeant Kay Howard
Jon PolitoJon Polito
As Detective Steve Crosetti
Kyle SecorKyle Secor
As Detective Tim Bayliss
Episode Notes
Ami Brabson, who plays Mary Pembleton, is Andre Braugher’s (Det. Pembleton) wife in real life.

Richard Belzer’s past history with drug use and abuse give him plenty to draw upon when Munch makes his pro-legalization argument.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorPaul Attanasio
Executive ProducerBarry Levinson  |  Tom Fontana
Supervising ProducerJim Finnerty
ProducerGail Mutrux
Production DesignerVince Peranio
EditorRichard Harkness
CastingPat Moran  |  Louis Digiaimo
MusicJeff Rona
Director of PhotographyWayne Ewing
Coordinating ProducerLori Mozilo
Main Title ThemeLynn F. Kowal
Based Upon The Book ByDavid Simon
 
Warning: Homicide: Life on the Street season 1 episode 7 guide may contain spoilers
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